A single pill to treat multiple ailments
The combination of several types of meds aimed at simultaneously treating related diseases is already in existence. Such combinations are referred to as ‘polypills’ or ‘combopills’.The doses are worked out to be either curative of the specific conditions, or just preventive
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Health benefits of good cooking
How you actually cook your food equally matters in terms of maintaining good health. Some cooking methods are better, while other cooking methods may change the chemical make-up of foods and leave you potentially predisposed to disease.
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How to get around costly fertility treatments
Advanced fertility treatment is way too expensive for the majority of deserving couples. We are talking of treatments like test-tube babies (usually referred to as IVF).
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Safer conception strategies for those affected with HIV
Couples where one partner has HIV while the other one remains uninfected are referred to as ‘discordant’. Once a decision to pursue pregnancy is made, it’s best to consult with the supervising HIV physician initially.
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Being lonely could kill you
Research shows that loneliness can alter the way genes function, alter certain hormone pathways, and influence impulsive behaviour. The resultant effect is an altered immune system and an increased risk of inflammatory-mediated illnesses like heart disease.
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